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Damage Control HXC Custom Mouthguard

PRESS RELEASE - For immediate release Damage Control Releases the new Hardcore HXC Custom Mouth Guard   Damage Control AthletiX, L.L.C. announces that they will be releasing a new custom mouth guard line called The HXC Custom Mouth Guard.  This mouth guard will be available for purchase through their website starting August 01, 2016.   Damage Control Mouthguards is an Albuquerque based business founded in 2009, by Delano Romero, and Albuquerque dentist, Vesna Delic D.D.S.  While sparing in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match, Romero, had fractured his two front teeth because he was not wearing a mouth guard.  “I bought a...

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Fixing Custom Mouth Guard Irritation Areas

After we send out a completed Custom Mouth Guard, we sometimes get a call from our clients that say their mouth guard is causing irritation to the gum line.  We call these irritation areas Hotspots.   The main cause for this is the impression may have been taken out the mouth too early before the putty set.  Therefore, gravity pulls down on the impression gum line area before it sets.  When we pour the mould the mould then does not fully represent the form of your gum line.  No worries, there is a quick fix to this issue with a few elements...

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Custom Mouth Guards-Nothing Compares

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Custom Mouth Guards-Nothing Compares

The old riddle goes, if you call a dog's tail a leg, how many legs does the dog have? Answer: Four.  Saying a tail is a leg does not make it leg. There are many companies in the mouth guard industry today that call their boil and bite mouth guards custom mouth guards.  Calling a boil and bite mouth guard a custom mouth guard does not make it so. There is not a single type of mouth guard in the industry that compares with the quality, fit, and protective benefits a custom mouth guard offers.   Below is a fascinating video from 1972 of...

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DC Design Mouth Guards

As any business owner knows, when you start your own business, you have to wear many hats.  You become the lead sales person, marketing director, buyer, customer service rep, copy writer, technician, spokes person, and the list goes on. I did not mind fulfilling any of these roles when I started Damage Control, for all these things came natural to me because of my passion for the business, and my previous work experiences.   As the company started to take shape, however, I started to take other roles that did not come so natural to me, namely, the company’s lead...

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Cost and Psychological Effects of Tooth Injuries on Children

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Cost and Psychological Effects of Tooth Injuries on Children

I attended the Academy of Sports Dentistry Symposium a few years back in Washington, D.C., and had the privilege to sit and listen to many experts on the subject of mouthguard fabrication, concussions, and dental injuries.  Below are highlights of notes I took on a presentation by Dr. David J. Kenny related to the topic of dental injuries and the  cost and psychological effects on children. What are the associated cost when a tooth is knocked out or damaged? A study done by Dr. David J. Kenny examined the economic and treatment burden on parents of children, and children with the ages between 8-14...

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